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Appointment to a Framework Agreement for Next Generation Sequencing Services.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University College Cork ( UCC )
N/A
6 Elderwood, College Road
For the attention of: Fiona Thomson
Cork
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 0214903514
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ucc.ie

Address of the buyer profile: http://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/1198

Electronic access to information: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=98003&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=98003&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Appointment to a Framework Agreement for Next Generation Sequencing Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 8: Research and development services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cork.

NUTS code IE025

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork (UCC) invites tenders for the supply of Next Generation Sequencing Services in order to meet its varied research and development needs. This will be divided into 3 Lots of requirements:
1. Illumina HT HiSeq Platform Services;
2. Illumina LT MiSeq Platform Services;
3. Pacific Biosciences Long Read Applications - PacBio RSII/Sequel Platform Services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73111000, 71900000, 73110000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Refer to RFT.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: UCC reserves the right to extend the framework agreement.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Illumina HT HiSeq Platform Services
1)Short description
Supplier/s subscribes to a minimum number of reads/lane guarantee for both Single-End and/or Paired-End sequencing. Outputs tied to specific Run Modes - HiSeq Rapid Run and/or HiSeq High Output are specified in deliverables.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73111000, 71900000, 73110000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Illumina LT MiSeq Platform Services
1)Short description
Supplier/s subscribes to a minimum number of reads/lane guarantee for both Single-End and/or Paired-End sequencing, minimum requirements are specified in deliverables.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73111000, 71900000, 73110000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Pacific Biosciences Long Read Applications - PacBio RSII/Sequel Platform services
1)Short description
For long-read applications, Single Molecule Real Time (SMRT®) sequencing on the Pacific Biosciences platform PacBio RSII/Sequel machines is required by the Buyer.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73111000, 71900000, 73110000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Refer to RFT.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Refer to RFT.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Refer to RFT.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to RFT.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to RFT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to RFT.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to RFT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to RFT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
UCC/2016/10
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 11.5.2016 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.5.2016 - 15:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2 years or 3 or 4 years depending on contract extensions.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Some draw-downs from the framework may be funded by European Regional Development Funds.
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
8.4.2016